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Shane's Big DIPA - Westbrook Brewing Co.

Shane's Big DIPAShane's Big DIPA

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160 Ratings
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.22%


Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A monstrously big and hoppy Double IPA. The recipe for this beer was developed by Brewer Shane Cummings. F**kin' A!

(Beer added by: BlackBelt5112203 on 03-21-2013)
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Reviews by Rizalini:
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Rizalini

Nevada

4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Received this bottle in person from CasanovaCummins. Poured from a bomber, bottled on 3/14/13, into my Stone goblet.

A - Pours a crystal clear copper/amber color with a very minimal amount of head. Quickly falls to a thin film.

S - Holy hop bomb Batman! This one is just bursting with floral notes and tropical fruits. Mangos, pineapples, and papayas. Smells better than most DIPAs I've ever smelled.

T/M - Caramel malts combine with the hops in such a way that it almost gives the beer a bourbon barrel aged flavor. Kinda coconutty. The hop profile is so big, but the solid caramel malt backbone holds up nicely to it. There is a nice papaya aftertaste tho. A little heat in the taste, but not that bad. Medium slick mouthfeel, a little under carbonated.

O - This is one of the tastiest DIPAs I've tasted. Somehow this one gets hoppier as it warms. Is that posible. I would definitely buy it all day long if I could, but I can't. So if this is available in your area, go out and get a case! Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 02:23:41 | More by Rizalini
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a light golden amber color.

The aroma has big grapefruit peel, a light pine, a bready and dough malt in there.

The flavor follows with a burst of grapefruit peel, citrus, a bit of tropical, then onto some pine. A light sweetness and a bready malt. Then some alcohol as well.

A really good drinking DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 05:01:15 | More by dar482
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4.4/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

10 oz. pour in a snifter at Kudu on Vanderhoest St. in Charleston, SC; unknown brewing/kegging date; drank over 30 minutes

A: 3/3 - mandarin orange coloration; initial frothy 1/2 finger head resolves into a subtle glass lacing that retained throughout drinking

A: 9/12 - moderate citrus and piney/resin notes - suspect some Centennial and Simcoe in the mix; background bready/biscuity and dough-like qualities with alcohols

T: 17/20 - initial hit of bitterness opens the taste buds and leads into flavors that match the nose - sticky overripe grapefruit, pineapple, pine cones and resinous (date I say dank?); in the middle of the mouth; there is again biscuity/grainy malt bill and some fusyl alcohols; finishes sweet but still highly drinkable

M: 5/5 - thick hop resins coat the tongue; high body from the hops and alcohol; low carbonation that, I think, is appropriate in an imperial IPA

O: 9/10 - big, citrus and piney DIPA that is a really nice East-meets-Midwest affair; the barista informed us that Westbrook won't be brewing this again because Shane moved to COAST, which may mean good things for them

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Serving type: on-tap

03-26-2014 18:46:57 | More by MNishCT77
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Shane's Big DIPA from Westbrook Brewing Co.
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